Includes articles on the first British ascent of Nanga Parbat described by Dave Walsh, and there are first-hand accounts of expeditions by Chris Bonington, Victor Saunders, Alan Hinkes, Dave Wilkinson and other prominent mountaineers. The great mountain ranges of the world are featured including ranges in Scotland, Nepal, the Alps, Caucasus, Karakoram, Mongolia, the Tien Shan, Venezuala and Greenland. In this "Alpine Journal" are sections devoted to the mountain environment, to extreme skiing, to art, poetry, geography and history.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91774225